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October 15, 2018
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The Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Observes National Latinx 
AIDS Awareness Day

Every October 15th, on the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, National Latinx AIDS Awareness is observed in the United States. The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA) and the Hispanic Federation organizes the day to mobilize community based organizations, community … Continue reading

May 11, 2018
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LIAAC Recognizes Hepatitis Awareness Month and National Hepatitis Testing Day

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19, 2018 is National Hepatitis Testing Day, an opportunity to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encouraging priority populations to get tested. According to the Centers … Continue reading

February 21, 2018
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The Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc. Observes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

February 7, 2018 marks the 18th year for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora. NBHAAD was founded in 1999 as a … Continue reading

July 21, 2017
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Fifth Annual African American Hepatitis C Action Day

July 25, 2017 marks the Fifth Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), lead by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) and the Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment (COPE). It is a day dedicated to … Continue reading

May 18, 2017
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The Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC) recognizes National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week takes place annually, and is dedicated to increasing public awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues. This year the event takes place May 14 -20. The three primary goals of National Prevention Week are: to involve … Continue reading

October 15, 2015
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The Long Island Association for AIDS Care celebrates National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD).

October 15, 2015 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. It marks the end of a month long celebration of Hispanic Heritage. Established in 2003, and coordinated by the Latino Commission on AIDS, this day was established to bring awareness of … Continue reading